This award recognizes attorneys in leadership roles who achieved impressive results in the past year. Others may fly under the radar, but this group of extraordinary lawyers had great performances while demonstrating clear leadership skills that resulted in positive outcomes.

Robin Adelstein, U.S. and global head of antitrust and competition at Norton Rose Fulbright

Carmita Alonso, partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy

Jason Clark, assistant attorney general at NYS Office of the Attorney General

Shanell Cramer, partner and finance practice group co-leader at Alston & Bird

David Crichlow, partner and commercial litigation practice leader at Katten Muchin Rosenman

David Elsberg and Jennifer Selendy, managing partners at Selendy & Gay

Sandra Goldstein, senior litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis

David J. Greenwald, chairman at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Miriam Harwood, partner and investment arbitration practice co-head at Squire Patton Boggs

Matthew Ingber, New York office managing partner at Mayer Brown

Marc Jaffe, partner and corporate department global chair at Latham & Watkins

Caroline Krauss and Valentina Shaknes, founding partners at Krauss Shaknes Tallentire & Messeri

Linda A. Lacewell, superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services

Kellie Lerner, partner at Robins Kaplan

Scott Levy, chief policy counsel at The Bronx Defenders

Jeremy A. Lieberman, managing partner at Pomerantz

Ken Lore, partner and head of East Coast real estate practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman

Sharon Nelles, partner and head of litigation at Sullivan & Cromwell

Jayant (Jay) W. Tambe, partner and financial markets practice leader at Jones Day

Douglas Wigdor, founding partner at Wigdor

Milton Williams, partner at Walden Macht & Haran